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Tim Geithner and the Return of Moon-Yogurt Accounting

Kevin348 Wrote: Dec 03, 2012 1:55 PM
Reminder: Most Democrats' preferred tax increases on "the rich" would cover, at best, $50-to-$80 billion of our titanic annual deficits, and would cost the US economy an estimated 700,000 jobs. Obama's "fairness" fetish would fund the federal government for a grand total of eight days.

Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner has had a rough few days.  Late last week, Sen. Mitch McConnell laughed in his face when he presented President Obama's breathtaking fiscal cliff "deal" -- which raises taxes by $1.6 trillion, abolishes the debt limit (!), spends tens of billions on a new stimulus (!!), and offers no specific or guaranteed spending reductions to speak of.  Then Geithner appeared on Fox News Sunday to defend the proposal, and things went...not so well.  When host Chris Wallace pilloried his claim of illusory "savings" on war spending, Geithner was flummoxed (via